WALT know what different words mean
When I am reading and I come across a word I do not know I will:
Use what is written around the word to help find out its meaning.
Look for smaller words within \the word, that I know the meaning of.
Look at prefixes and suffixes and use my knowledge of them to help work out the meaning.
Look up the word in a dictionary.
Read the text - The School of the Future Has Opened in Finland
Find the trickier vocabulary listed below and complete the table
Add the sentence from the text
Experts from VERSTAS Architects made sure they moved well away from the typical dour design for a public school which we all can't stand:
Laptop computers, in fact, are this school's version of the school blackboard. Most of the children's lessons are built around the concept of team projects.
The way it is done
The designers believe that any fence or barrier will just encourage the children to rebel against restrictions
You can only use some things, do some things.
There are video cameras, but the security measures in general are unobtrusive.
not conspicuous or attracting attention
In schools like this which have departed from the traditional educational model, children's educational progress is much higher, whilst the amount of psychological problems often experienced by school children is reduced
of, affecting, or arising in the mind; related to the mental and emotional state of a person.
Next complete the following table about the parts of the words above. NB: Not all words may have a suffix and prefix in them.
Prefix + meaning
Suffix + meaning
Root Word + meaning